This Week in Running – A pretty good 5k, but what if?

Happy Saturday, everyone! I spent my afternoon at a birthday party getting baked in the sun and now it's time to relax and get some thoughts out. First, let me thank my good friend and runemy #1 Robbie for "donating" a fairly new pair of Hoka Bondi 6s to me. They are hefty, but are …


Product Review (and giveaway) – Science in Sport Energy Gels – Quick fuel for quick splits!

Hello friends and runners (and runner friends)! It's the middle of the summer and we're all doing our best to survive it. I know plenty of us are ramping up in our training to get ready for whatever lies ahead. As we know, we have to work through the summer to kick butt in the fall. 🙂 Energy and hydration are always a part of what we need to worry about as endurance athletes, but never more than in the summertime. I've tried many products over the years for running fuel, but I'm always happy to find out what the options are. Gels are a common method of replenishing lost calories and electrolytes among runners, cyclists and other activities. BibRave introduced me to Science in Sport (SiS) and I've been trying them out over the last few weeks!

This Week in Running – When Kara Goucher tells you to just keep at it, YOU JUST KEEP AT IT.

Hi everybody! I hope that everyone is having an excellent week so far. I have no complaints, and sometimes that's good enough. 🙂 I'm in the middle of Week 2 of my 16 week training plan for the Runner's World Festival Grand Slam. While training for that, I'm also trying to get fast again. The …